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CBS
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
large-scale disasters in 42 states and territories. among them superstorm sandy, hurricane isaac and the colorado theater shooting. the red cross says sandy was their biggest response in five years. this year the red cross opened more than 900 shelters and helped more than 100,000 people and the sandy hook school shooting in connecticut was not included in that report. >>> on a much nicer note, we are going to see the sunshine today according to brian. >> well, that's the theory anyway. we're starting out -- we're starting out with mostly cloudy skies. there's so much moisture out there that, you know, it'll take a little bit today for it to clear. but after that we should glimpse the sun here and there. let's look at the doppler again really quickly just to set everything up. we had some showers move in over the bay area last night, didn't dump much, a couple 10ths inches of rain. in the south bay we see an echo or two and that's about it. so out the door this morning, we have clouds, a little bit of drizzle around the coast of the bay. inland just mostly cloudy skies. and towar
CBS
Jan 3, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> thank you. >>> students from connecticut sandy hook elementary school are heading back to class today. that is just 20 days after a deadly mass shooting at their campus in newtown. for now, classes are set up in monroe six miles away. teachers have transformed a shutdown middle school into the new sandy hook. many parents say they are still trying to figure out how to handle the delicate situation. >> no real playbook for this. i don't think any of us really have a playbook. so we're kind of just sensing our child and trying to meet the needs that we can. >> school staff is doing all it can to make students feel at home. they are bringing desks and other items from the old campus. the new campus has been renamed sandy hook elementary school. >>> meanwhile, the site of another deadly shooting spree is on schedule to reopen in a couple of weeks. 12 people were killed in july at that century theater complex in aurora colorado. the theater invited victims' families to attend a, quote, special evening of remembrance at the theater on january 17. that's angered some of the victims' re
CBS
Jan 3, 2013 6:00am PST
new congress will have to tackle still, financial aid for the victims of hurricane sandy. the senate passed a $60 billion aid package last week. house leaders put off that vote. new jersey governor chris christie was among those outraged, blaming his own republican party and pointing the finger at house speaker john boehner. >> the house of representatives failed that most basic test of public service and they did so with callous indifference to the suffering of the people of my state. america deserves better than just another example of a government that has forgotten who they are there to serve and why. 66 days and counting. shame on you! shame on congress! >> voting on the sandy aid package could take place as soon as tomorrow but only for a small amount of help. the rest of the money won't be decided on for a few more weeks. >>> students from connecticut' sandy hook elementary school heading back to class today just 20 days after the deadly mass shooting at their school in newtown, connecticut. for now classes are set up though in a town of monroe that's six miles away. teachers
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
the offer offensive and disgusting. >>> students at sandy hook elementary head back to school tomorrow for the first time since last month's mass shooting. they will resume classes at a newly renovated building in the neighboring town of monroe, connecticut. furniture and other items from sandy hook were moved there to ease the transition. parents and kids got a chance to tour the new school today. >> the children are coming in. they are so excited to see their teachers. and the students coming in completes the circle. that's what's missing right now is getting our students back. >> a strong police presence will be around the school tomorrow. but the superintendent says there will be a big effort to keep the atmosphere as normal and relaxed as possible for the young students. >>> and a bay area community with a threat literally in its backyard. why seeking disaster relief and how close it came to catastrophe after recent rains. ,, ,,,,,,,,,, because of the flooding fron francisquito creek. the creek is located along n francisco bay, east of of highway 101 in east palo al. >>>
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
the sandy hook elementary school were in her head. >> i couldn't take the shopping and seeing all the little kids 5-year-olds, 6-year-olds, particularly saddens me. >> reporter: she bought gift cards instead and none of the streaks stuff she might have found being in -- none of the extra stuff she might have been found being in stores. december retail is a bummer in the news and stores. >> this is not at all a good holiday season for the retailer. >> reporter: it could have been for the customer. >> 495. our price is 179 and an additional 10% now. >> reporter: and no one is buying it? >> not yet. >> reporter: this shop slashed prices as retailers did all over the country. still, it was not a good christmas for her nor most others. >> it started out already. and it just dropped off about a week ago. >> reporter: that's when it should have been booming. as it turned out this was the worst season since the country was mired in recession 2008. sales were up fractionally. expectations were up 3 to 4%. >> the controversy around this "fiscal cliff" kicked in and people started feeling mo
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
lawmakers now have to agree on the debt ceiling. >>> victims of superstorm sandy will have to wait for the next session of congress to get federal aid. that is unless house speaker john boehner calls congress back into session this afternoon. the house wrapped up its session late last night after passing the "fiscal cliff" version bill but before agreeing to the $60 billion measure that would provide help for victims of the hurricane. failure to vote on the plan outraged democrats and even some republicans. >> it's simply unconscionable that this chamber would walk away from a region desperate for assistance in its greatest hour of need. >> when your people are literally freezing in the winter and they are without food and shelt and clothing and my own part refuses to help them, then why should i help the republican party? i will stand on the values and republicans millions that are true republican principles but turning your back on people who are starving and freezing is in the a republican value. >> we pray for them. how much prayer would to take for this congress to find it in thei
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 5:00am PST
but members left without agreeing on federal aid for victims of hurricane sandy. the senate already okayed the $60 billion measure. new congress will be sworn in tomorrow. >>> well, on weather news it's freezing out there this morning literally and we have cbs 5 reporter anne makovec feeling the freeze in san rafael. good morning, anne. >> reporter: i have been watching the temperature here behind me at this bank in san rafael. it's below zero, elizabeth, celsius at least. 26 degrees fahrenheit right now. a freeze warning in effect for the north bay and a frost advisory in effect until 9 a.m. for the shoreline and the santa clara valley. temperatures in the 20s and 30s, frost of course can tell you sensitive plants outside so hopefully yours are already covered up. today is also a "spare the air" day. that's because the cold weather forces tiny particles of pollution in the air close to the ground and then there really isn't any wind so those particles stay close to the ground making it tough for some people to breathe. a "spare the air" alert means no burning allowed indoors or out
CBS
Jan 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
the summer. >>> hand made signs bearing heartfelt messages greeted sandy hook elementary school students as they went back to school. they are going to school in a nearby town. it's been 20 days since the gunman opened fire in their old school killing 20 children and six adults. security is high at the new sandy hook. officials say it's to help make students and parents feel safer. grief counselors and comfort dogs are on hand and parents will be allowed to stay at the school during the first few days. >>> a ruling in the federal trade commission's antitrust case with google. the ftc says it has found some evidence of search engine mention but overall couldn't find that google favors its own content over its rivals. part of today's ruling will let websites withdraw their content from displaying on google sites. >>> stocks still holding strong after yesterday's big surge. let's take a look. it's down 10 but it's been down more today. the dow was up over 300 yesterday, a big day, after lawmakers passed a bill avoiding the "fiscal cliff." today, unexpected jobs numbers helped keep
CBS
Jan 3, 2013 1:35am PST
congress! >> the new congress is sworn in tomorrow. voting on the sandy aid package could begin on friday. >>> president obama just signed the fiscal cliff bill. sort of. he's on vacation in hawaii so the white house used what's called an auto pen, a mechanical device that copies his signature. looks pretty close to the real thing. turns out there's a little something extra packed in that bill for nascar. wyatt andrews on the hidden pork. >> reporter: never realized it was full of special interest tax breaks. one of which allows auto race car owners to speed up their tax deductions. another tax write-off goes to hollywood, a $20 million break any time a movie is shot in an economically depressed area in the united states. and a subsidy forum made in puerto rico. all told, a fiscal cliff law designed to reduce the deficit, added $74 billion many spending through changes in the tax law. >> do you consider this pork? >> absolutely. this was filled with pork. >> reporter: republican congressman darrell, who voted no on the bill, said many house members felt blindsided by tax breaks tha
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 12:00pm PST
romer and his girlfriend sandy are accused of hiding the body and cashing thousands of dollars of pension checks. >>> pg&e crews have now found the source of a gas leak in brentwood. a group of neighbors stayed awake all night though after reporting a gas smell at about 6:15 yesterday. people evacuated three houses that showed elevated gas readings on the 600 block of allbrook drive. the source of the leak remained a mystery for hours. then just after 3:00 this morning, pg&e crews finally found the source. the leak was coming from a cracked cap on the underground plastic gas main. after controlling the gas flow, crews dug a hole to squeeze it off completely. they have since fixed the cap and repairs to the street are expected to be finished sometime during the noon hour. >>> president obama called congressional leaders before he left hawaii searching for a way to avoid the "fiscal cliff." danielle nottingham is in washington where it appears little progress is being made. >> reporter: president obama and the senate cut short their holiday vacations to work out a last-minute deal t
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
%. that's far below analysts' predictions of 3 to 4%. experts blamed superstorm sandy and the looming "fiscal cliff" for disrupting shopping. back to you. >> thank you, erica ferrari in new york. >>> and -- >> and -- >> go ahead. >>> holiday sales grew at a weak pace, weakest in four years. mastercard reports the sales in the two months before increased just .7% over last year. >>> new evidence that the bay area job market is in recovery mode right now. a new check of the numbers finds the boom that began in the silicon valley tech sector is broaden. the "oakland tribune" found construction was the fastest growing industry in the bay area just over the last year and there's also growth in retail, wholesale trade, manufacturing, and hospitality businesses. >>> college graduates are struggling to find jobs in their chosen career paths. as cbs 5 reporter grace lee reports, the number of young california grads working in restaurant or retail has doubled in the last five years. >> reporter: when you're shopping this holiday season, or eating out, take a look around. you might notice i lot
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
went around brooklyn donating toys to people who were displaced by sandy. >> i can't imagine how that would have been. if somebody took their toys away. >> reporter: he give present to about 150 kids. friends and volunteers donated thousands more. the toys will be delivered every day until the new year. >>> lots of homes were full of cheer and celebration today. if you are counting your blessings, keep in mind that not everyone is as fortunate. >> clothing, food, toys for the kids. we have volunteers that come out, wrap the toys. so we work nonstop hours. we have volunteers that cook the food >> reporter: hundreds of people showed up. each family getting bags of goodies worth about $100. >> stop. get back to work. >> reporter: these presents are all donated, all acourting to age. one-year-old, four-year-old, seven-year-old, everybody gets a present. >> reporter: in the next room, something for the adults, clothes that have been donated and cleaned, ready to wear. >> i got two pea coats, leather shoes a back pack. >> reporter: and food. >> turkey, macaroni and cheese, pie. >> are there
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
of superstorm sandy. it caused more than $36 billion in damage for new jersey alone. a fuming governor chris christie says that he was assured by congressional leaders that a relief package would be put to a vote. but last night house speaker john boehner pulled the legislation he says because of scheduling problems. >> politics was placed before oaths to serve our citizens. it was disappointing and disgusting. >> late today they said they would vote on friday for part of the aid package but most of it will be voted on january 15. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is out of the hospital tonight. she was spotted leaving new york-presbyterian hospital with her husband and daughter this afternoon. the former first lady was admitted sunday for treatment of a blood clot that formed near her brain. an aide says she continues to make progress and doctors expect a full recovery. no word when she will return to work. >>> the san francisco news talk channel cofounded boy former vice president al gore -- by former event al gore "current tv" has been sold. al-jazeera bought it. it is
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am PST
now 6:10. a step forward today from students and teachers in the sandy hook shooting. justin bieber calling for change this morning. how a photographer was killed chasing the pop star's ferrari. and the rose bowl turns cardinal. how stanford beat wisconsin for a win 40 years in the making. . no more paper li [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. to say get well to your loved ones. ♪ this came for you, mommy. [ female announcer ] but it takes the touch of kleenex® brand, america's softest tissue, to turn a gesture into a complete gift of care. [ barks ] send your own free kleenex® care pack... full of soothing essentials at kleenex.com. kleenex®. america's softest tissue. to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing b
CBS
Dec 30, 2012 7:30am PST
ston looks back at the year's top stories. >> a gunman stormed sandy hook elementary school. when it was over 6 adults and 20 first graders were dead. >> they're just babies. >> the shooter 20-year-old adam lanza killed himself. it was the second deadliest school shooting in u.s. history. >> in july a man opened fire during the midnight premier of the new bat man movie in colorado. >> he took the gun and pointed it to my face. >> james holmes killed 12 people and wounded 58 others. >> the shooting death of an unarmed florida teenager sparked protest around the country. george zimmerman argued he shot 17-year-old trayvon martin in self-defense but prosecutors charged him with murder. >> a judge sentenced jared lee loft ner to 7 life terms for the attempted assassination of gabby giffords. >> super storm sandy slammed into the east coast. >> these are our homes and we lost everything. everything is gone. >> the biggest storm caused billions of dollars in damages. >> former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for sexually abusing
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
explain coming up in sports, promise. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, at sandy hook elementary. those who died were remembed today. a dozen people ed in the cold for t >>> it's been two weeks since 26 lives why taken at sandy hook elementary and those who died were remembered today. a dozen people gathered in the cold for this service. >>> if you need hope we have the story. like most of our students rising above this teenager is growing up without his parents. but wendy tokuda shows us he is getting plenty of love and guidance. >> reporter: you have to watch tony tarvaris very closely on the court to notice anything different about him. >> he is one of the top scorers in the league. he is one of the better defensive players i haved. >> reporter: he does it playing with only one hand. >> tony is one of the best basketball players i have ever coached. >> i want to show people just because they have a disability, they can do anything they further their heart to or overcome anything. >> reporter: anything like tying a shoe, lifting weights, working. doctors told him he may have been born without
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
toys for her grandchildren but couldn't manage to go to a toy store. visions of the sandy hook elementary school massacre were in her head. >> i couldn't take the shopping and seeing all the little kids 5-year-olds, 6-year-olds, particularly saddens me. >> reporter: she bought gift cards instead and none of the extra stuff she might have been found being in stores. december retail is a bummer in the news and stores. >> this is not at all a good holiday season for the retailer. >> reporter: it could have been for the customer. >> 495. our price is 179 and an additional 10% now. >> reporter: and no one is buying it? >> not yet. >> reporter: this shop slashed prices as retailers did all over the country. still, it was not a good christmas for her nor most others. >> it started out all right and it just dropped off about a week ago. >> reporter: that's when it should have been booming. as it turned out this was the worst season since the country was mired in recession 2008. sales were up fractionally. expectations were up 3 to 4%. >> the controversy around this "fiscal cliff" kicke
CW
Jan 2, 2013 10:00pm PST
counts. shame on you! shame on congress! >> reporter: super storm sandy caused over $36 billion in damage in new jersey. governor christie says he was insured by congressional leaders that the aid package will be put before a vote. but speaker boehner pulled the legislation. >> disaster relief is something you don't play games with. >> do you feel betrayed? >> yes. if the people of new jersey feel betrayed today by those who did this in the house last night, they have good company. i'm with them. >> reporter: boehner says he pulled the bill because of scheduling problems. some members of congress question how the $60 billion aid package would be spent. new york congressman peter king, a republican, would have none of it. >> congressional republicans never have any trouble finding new york city or new york when it comes to raising money. this is a 2-way street. and if they're not going to help us, why should we even think of helping them? >> reporter: this afternoon it was announced they would vote friday on funding for flood insurance. but a vote on the bulk. the aid has been pushe
CW
Dec 30, 2012 8:30am PST
year's top stories. >> reporter: a gunman stormed sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut, and began firing. when it was over, six adults and 20 first graders were dead. >> they just babies. they shouldn't be taken away from their mother and father. >> reporter: the shooter, 20- year-old adam lanza, killed himself. it was the second deadliest school shooting in u.s. history. in july, a man opened fire during the mid-night premier of the new bat man movie in colorado. >> straight from the ceiling and took a gun and pointed it straight to my face. >> reporter: prosecutors say james holmes killed 12 people wounding 58 others. the shooting death of an unarmed florida teenager sparked protest around the country. >> no justice. >> reporter: neighborhood watchman george zimmerman argued he shot 17-year-old troy a von martin in self-defense but prosecutors eventually charged him with murder. a judge sentenced jared loughner to seven terms of life and he plead guilty to attempted murder. superstorm sandy slammed into the new york city area and left thousands homeless long the east
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